Winter Sowing in the MIDDLE zones: 5, 6, and 7 (native seed list)

trudi_dJanuary 1, 2013

Fringed Bleeding Heart Here's a list of plants to try for the middle zones of 5, 6, and 7. The weather is less extreme during Winter and Summer than the other regions. Many, many plants will thrive and grow in this temperate climate.

As alway, please do a bit of research to assure that the plants you would like to Winter Sow are appropriate for your zone and climate, and if you're ever unsure then do hold back some seeds to start indoors.



Abronia fragrans - sand verbena

Abronia villosa - desert sand verbena

Acacia angustissima - whiteball acacia

Acer grandidentatum - bigtooth maple

Acer leucoderme - chalk maple

Acer negundo - box elder

Acer pensylvanicum - striped maple

Acer rubrum - red maple

Acer saccharinum - silver maple

Acer saccharum - sugar maple

Aconitum columbianum - Columbian monkshood

Actaea pachypoda - white baneberry

Actaea racemosa var. racemosa - black cohosh

Actea rubra - red baneberry

Aesculus glabra - Ohio buckeye

Aesculus glabra var. arguta - Texas buckeye

Aesculus pavia var. pavia - red buckeye

Agarista populifolia - Florida hobblebush

Ageratina altissima var. altissima - white snakeroot

Ageratina havanensis - Havana snakeroot

Aletris farinosa - white colic-root

Allium canadense - meadow garlic

Allium cernuum - nodding onion

Allium stellatum - prairie onion

Allium tricoccum - wild leek

Allium validum - swamp onion

Alnus serrulata - brookside alder

Alnus viridis ssp. crispa - green alder

Amelanchier alnifolia - Saskatoon serviceberry

Amelanchier canandensis - Canadian service berry

Amelanchier laevis - Allegheny service-berry

Amianthium muscitoxicum - crow poison

Amorpha fruticosa - false indigo-bush

Ampelopsis arborea - peppervine

Amsonia ciliata - fringed bluestar

Amsonia tabernaemontana - eastern bluestar

Anaphalis margaritacea - pearly everlasting

Andropogon gerardii - big bluestem

Andropogon glomeratus - bushy bluestem

Andropogon ternarius - split-beard bluestem

Andropogon virginicus - broom-sedge

Anemone canadensis - Canada anemone

Anemone caroliniana - Carolina anemone

Anemone cylindrica- long-head thimbleweed

Anemone multifida - Pacific anemone

Anemone quinquefolia - wood anemone

Anemone virginiana - tall anemone

Anemopsis californica - yerba mansa

Aniscanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii - flame acanthus

Antennaria ssp. - pussytoes

Aphanostephus skirrhobasis - Arkansas doze-daisy

Apocynum androsaemifolium - spreading dogbane

Apocynum cannabinum - Indian hemp

Aquilegia caerulea - Rocky Mountain columbine

Aquilegia canadensis - red columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha - golden columbine

Aquilegia flavenescens - yellow columbine

Aquilegia formosa - scarlet columbine

Aralia nudicaulis - wild sarsparilla

Aralia racemosa - American spikenard

Aralia spinosa...

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